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Kerala sees 12k rise in First Grade enrolment for the first time in a decade, courtesy government's free uniforms, smart classes

Guess taking a book out of TN's sops-for-development agenda has actually worked for Kerala's School Education department, as they see a rise in primary enrolment after more than a decade

Published on 11th June 2017
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Adios Prince Charming, Glass slippers and voiceless Princess! Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls introduces strong female leads into the world of fairytales

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, authors of Goodnight Stories reveal why they felt the need to write a book that features the inspirational stories ofa hundred extraordinary women.

Published on 6th June 2017
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He wanted to be an engineer. But he became a teacher. Guess what, he became a pro at it!

Sasi Kumar wanted to be an engineer and not a teacher. Today, he is one of the best teachers in the school and has created a blog that is accessed by parents and students alike

Published on 1st June 2017
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He once made MBA students polish the shoes of strangers for money. But Arijit Roy is still his students' favourite professor. Here's why!

Arijit Roy doesn’t think twice about getting his students to try funky and interesting ways to learn how to apply management concepts to real life — like shining the shoes of random strangers

Published on 30th May 2017
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Selvin Sundharaj who conducts spelling bee competitions across the country for the today's smart generation tells us why logical thinking is important

Selvin Sundharaj tells why children need to use logical reasoning to solve simple problems. Read more to find out

Published on 30th May 2017
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Here's why logical thinking matters more now than ever before! 

Selvin Sundharaj tells why children need to use logical reasoning to solve simple problems. Read more to find out

Published on 29th May 2017
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She is not your usual teacher. Pakki Roja helps underprivileged children who aren’t exposed to the outside world and motivates others to join the NSS

Professor and NSS programme officer, Pakki Roja encourages her students to go out into the community and organises camps to educate youngsters on the ill-effects of child marriage and addiction

Published on 30th May 2017
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Even Polio couldn't stop this mathemagician from NIT Calicut from standing tall

Krishnan Paramasivam is a Maths prof with a plan. Despite facing the most complex of problems — in books, on classroom boards and in life — he’s taken it all in his stride and is making a mark

Published on 27th May 2017
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A teacher? An entrepreneur? Guess what, he's both. CNB Rajesh combines entrepreneurial knowledge with his teaching and is insipring his students

A teacher by day and an entrepreneur at heart, C N B Rajesh is passionate about both professions and merges them to help students who want to establish start-ups. Read on to find more...

Published on 26th May 2017
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A writer and a poet, this multifaceted teacher encourages her students to discover their talents

For V S Kaikasi, her name sparked her interest in Hindu mythology. Like her namesake, she too is resolute in her mission to get her students to discover what they’re really good at

Published on 25th May 2017
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From organic farming to setting up a night school, here's how this 20-year-old has changed the face of his village

All he wanted to do was organic farming, but now, Nandu Kumar has started giving kids in his village a shot at a better future through his night school where they debate, read, dance and learn lots

Published on 24th May 2017
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In a government school with no electricity, this teacher walked in with his own laptop and helped his students scale new heights

What do you do when the government funds computers for your rural school, but there’s no electricity around? If you’re Karunai Doss, then you’d take your PC, mobile phone’s net connection and teach

Published on 24th May 2017
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Daddy Dearest: Ruskin Bond's memories of his father ahead of his 83rd birthday on May 19

Ruskin Bond, on his eighty-third birthday, tells his readers about the memories and experiences that he had with his father during his young days. The telling is through a new book release

Published on 18th May 2017
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IIT graduates bridge the education gap in Kashmir, by helping engineering students reach their goals

Facing off-and-on internet bans, curfews and inaccessibility to books in Jammu and Kashmir, a bunch of IIT graduates have got together to help students and engineering aspirants realise their dreams.

Published on 17th May 2017
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NCERT books forced onto schools, even though there are better books out there

CBSE forces schools to prescribe to NCERT textbooks only, and the Delhi High Court is on the verge of responding to a plea seeking to demolish this new rule

Published on 15th May 2017

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